Diane Pham

 

Diane is Inhabitat's Senior Editor and a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from the University of Southern California, she enjoyed a brief stint at SCI-Arc, then working for the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, Perkins Eastman Architects and Resolution 4: Architecture.

A native Angeleno, she’s also lived in Milan, Paris and Buenos Aires, and still has her sights set beyond the borders of the US. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, learning new languages, and doing as many new things as she can, every moment she can.

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5 Tips to Cut Your Electricity Bill With Energy Efficiency Expert David Johnston

5 Tips to Cut Your Electricity Bill With Energy Efficiency Expert David Johnston

Cutting back on your energy usage is one of the best ways to bring down your electricity bill. But did you know that making simple changes to not just your wattage consumption but the way your

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13 Green Design Valentines for the Designers, Architects and Visionaries We Love!

13 Green Design Valentines for the Designers, Architects and Visionaries We Love!

Shigeru Ban Roses are red, Shigeru is the man. We love cardboard architecture & we love Shigeru Ban! Forget Bieber, Gosling and Pitt. When it comes to our crushes, we're absolutely

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Attend the ‘Never Built: Los Angeles’ Fundraiser This Saturday and Tour the Joshua Tree Home of Tim Disney

Attend the ‘Never Built: Los Angeles’ Fundraiser This Saturday and Tour the Joshua Tree Home of Tim Disney

Heading to Palm Springs for Modernism Week? If you plan on staying in the desert oasis through the weekend, be sure to stop by the A+D Museum and Blu Homes' fundraising event at the home of Tim

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What Does the Interior of the World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Look Like?

What Does the Interior of the World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Look Like?

The completion of Antilia — the world's largest and most expensive family home — certainly caused a stir when we first reported on the sky-scraping abode back in 2011, with readers (and we

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Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living In Their Mothers’ Brains

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living In Their Mothers’ Brains

Separated at birth? That's what we believe happens when a mother finally delivers her child. But a new study shows that the mother-baby connection may not end so soon. The study findings,

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Photos Capture the Staggering Air Pollution Plaguing China

Photos Capture the Staggering Air Pollution Plaguing China

 Image: © John E. Williamson Just a couple of days ago we reported on the incredible blanket of pollution overtaking the city of Beijing. The problem has plagued the city for

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PHOTOS: Anne Militello’s Light Cycles LED Art Installation Unveiled at the World Financial Center

PHOTOS: Anne Militello’s Light Cycles LED Art Installation Unveiled at the World Financial Center

This year, winter in NYC will be all the more beautiful with this stunning new light installation by artist Anne Militello located in Brookfield Place World Financial Center. Opened just

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Bosco Verticale: The World’s First Vertical Forest Nears Completion in Milan – NEW PHOTOS

Bosco Verticale: The World’s First Vertical Forest Nears Completion in Milan – NEW PHOTOS

Milan is one of the most polluted cities in the world, and the Bosco Verticale project aims to mitigate some of the environmental damage that has been inflicted upon the city by urbanization.

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How To Start an Odor-Free Freezer Compost Bin as a City or Small Space Dweller

How To Start an Odor-Free Freezer Compost Bin as a City or Small Space Dweller

Okay, so you won't actually be composting in your freezer, but your freezer can provide a great space to store your compost scraps before you drop them off at your local green market or with

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Mom Builds an Amazing Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Daughter

Mom Builds an Amazing Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Daughter

Dollhouses are a great way to get kids' imaginations going, but imagine playing house with this amazing dollhouse built right into a guitar! Mom, Lorraine Robinson, built this incredible

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Gigantic Coal Gasometers Transformed into Thriving Communities in Vienna

Gigantic Coal Gasometers Transformed into Thriving Communities in Vienna

The gasometers are four gigantic gas tanks enclosed by a brick façade, each approximately 230 feet tall, 197 feet in diameter, and with a storage capacity of over 3 million cubic feet. Once

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Daniel Gray’s Rainbow Igloo Is a Colorful Backyard Retreat Made from 500 Bricks of Ice

Daniel Gray’s Rainbow Igloo Is a Colorful Backyard Retreat Made from 500 Bricks of Ice

Leaving warm and sunny New Zealand for a Canadian winter is not something that one dreams of when they think of taking a break. But when engineering student Daniel Gray found himself visiting

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Announcing the Winners of Inhabitat’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Announcing the Winners of Inhabitat’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards!

AND THE READERS HAVE SPOKEN! Over the last two weeks Inhabitat readers have been voting on their favorite stories of 2012. From the heart-warming to the high-tech, there was certainly no

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The “Nature Trail” Is an LED Wallpaper Designed to Calm Children On Their Way to Surgery

The “Nature Trail” Is an LED Wallpaper Designed to Calm Children On Their Way to Surgery

No adult enjoys a visit to the hospital, so imagine the fear that must grip a child when they need to go into surgery. To help calm children on their way into the operating room, Jason Bruges

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Green Design Predictions for 2013

Green Design Predictions for 2013

Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President and Co-Founder of 350.org I think there's actually a chance 2013 will be a significant year in climate history — the year when

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The Philips LightCollector App Lets You Share Lighting Photos With Designers and Creatives Worldwide

The Philips LightCollector App Lets You Share Lighting Photos With Designers and Creatives Worldwide

Shutter-happy creatives will love using the LightCollector app, a cool new crowd-sourcing smart phone tool that funnels all the best light-inspired photos out there into a one-stop database

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Superstorm Sandy Victims Must Wait Another Month for Emergency Funds Thanks to House GOP

Superstorm Sandy Victims Must Wait Another Month for Emergency Funds Thanks to House GOP

Sandy may have hit more than two months ago, but there are still thousands of people waiting for relief from our government — and now it looks like they'll be waiting much longer. This week,

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Inhabitat New Year’s Resolutions for 2013!

Inhabitat New Year’s Resolutions for 2013!

HAPPY NEW YEAR INHABITAT READERS! 2013 is finally here and we can't wait to see what the new year has in store for us! But before we get out of holiday-mode and back into the groove of things

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Top 9 Inhabitat Editors’ Favorite Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 9 Inhabitat Editors’ Favorite Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

We're quickly making our way towards 2013, and as as we countdown these last few days of 2012, we here at Inhabitat are looking back at all the best green design and news stories from the past

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Inhabitat’s Top 6 Original Photo Stories of 2012 — Vote for Your Favorite!

Inhabitat’s Top 6 Original Photo Stories of 2012 — Vote for Your Favorite!

The news never stops, and neither do we here at Inhabitat. Our team can always be found on the scene with a camera in hand, ready to break the latest news in green design and beyond. Whether it

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Top 6 Inhabitat Interviews of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Inhabitat Interviews of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Over the last year, Inhabitat interviewed dozens of designers, architects and green visionaries from across the globe. Whether we were chatting up the creators of NYC's Lowline Undeground Park

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Inhabitat’s Top 6 Architecture Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Inhabitat’s Top 6 Architecture Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

There was certainly no shortage of exciting green architecture news over 2012, proving that green building and sustainable design are going mainstream. Readers were glued to our architecture

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Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Turning your abode into a green sanctuary has never been easier, thanks to the amazing eco furnishings being put out by creatives across the globe. 2012 proved yet again that taking a

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Inhabitat’s Top Transportation Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Inhabitat’s Top Transportation Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

From a real life Star Wars-inspired hover bike to near-indestructible airless bicycle tires, 2012 gave way to some incredible innovations in green transportation. Environmentally-friendly

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Happy Holidays from Team Inhabitat!

Happy Holidays from Team Inhabitat!

Photo: News writer, Timon Singh Season's greetings, dear readers! From chilly NYC to snowy Salt Lake City to the hot summer streets of Buenos Aires, team Inhabitat is sending you warm

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6 Fantastic Treehouse Beds That Make Bedtime Magical

6 Fantastic Treehouse Beds That Make Bedtime Magical

Every kids dreams of having their own treehouse, but imagine how giddy they would be if they found out they could have one indoors. Parents are taking sleep to new heights by building their kids

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15 Green Gifts That Give Back

15 Green Gifts That Give Back

This holiday season, double up on your do-gooding by gifting your loved ones items that that not only do well by the environment, but also give back to the community. There are tons of great

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LAST CHANCE: Win an Eco-Friendly Sprout Watch (Worth Up To $80!)

LAST CHANCE: Win an Eco-Friendly Sprout Watch (Worth Up To $80!)

  A well-designed watch is a great way to add a little something extra to an outfit. From colorful faces with unique illustrations to more classic styles fashioned with sustainable

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LAST CHANCE! Enter to Win a WAaf Lamp and YouOrganic Goodies (Worth $415!)

LAST CHANCE! Enter to Win a WAaf Lamp and YouOrganic Goodies (Worth $415!)

Thanks for looking but this contest has closed. Check out some of the other competitions we have going on here.

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Eco-Friendly Holiday Gifts for Green Thumbs!

Eco-Friendly Holiday Gifts for Green Thumbs!

If you've got someone on your list who loves to garden, then 'tis the season to give that green thumb a gift that will help them tend to the world’s plants, flowers and veggies. We’ve

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